Let the Good Times Roll
Hint at the Mardi Gras theme using a fun motif for your invites and paper goods. Think fleur de lis, masquerade masks or in this case, king crowns.
You can totally get away with pairing dramatic accessories while keeping a more traditional bridal look. Throw on a masquerade mask, rock a black lace wedding dress or choose a little bit of both.
Speaking of accessories, parasols are must-haves. Get creative by combining them with the classic green (faith), gold (power) and purple (justice) scheme throughout your details.
It never hurts to have a little extra good luck, right? That being said, bring on the beads! In true Mardi Gras fashion, have your guests throw them in place of rice or confetti.
French Quarter Style
Channel the vintage romance of the French Quarter through your reception décor. Set the scene with a lush garden and purple jewel toned details reflective of the Mardi Gras palette.
For festive place cards, tie in small crowns at each place setting. It's slightly offbeat yet true to the theme.
Cajun Cocktail Hour
Add a taste of New Orleans to your cocktail hour eats. Fried shrimp or oysters pair well with beer or wine.
Sugar Coated Sweetness
For a sweeter appetizer or dessert table dish, treat everyone to beignets. It's a great break from a spicy Cajun wedding menu.
Fit For a King (or Queen)
Of course, you can't forget the king cake for a true Mardi Gras celebration. For extra flair, add a mask cake topper just like this wedding.
Mardi Gras is full of whimsical, memorable details. For an extra lasting impression, send your guests home with Louisiana foodie faves to enjoy long after the big day.
Gather your wedding party for the ultimate Mardi Gras finale. A true NOLA celebration isn't over until the second line.